Going out to eat isn't always about cravings. Often enough, mealtimes dictate our choices, limiting restaurant possibilities. When circumstances narrow the options, let 10Best help. We'll direct you to the best Brunch restaurants in Hilton Head and save you the hassle of calling around for business hours. 10Best readers find much to enjoy at Old Fort Pub thanks to its all-around good offerings. It's also hard to beat Aqua Grille and Lounge, which serves just what you're looking for when you're in the market for a great Brunch.
Aqua Grille and Lounge
Outfitted in stone, stainless steel and white decor, this stunning two-story space allures patrons with its innovative cuisine and stylish cocktail bar. Large windows overlooking the beach and the sound of the indoor waterfall add to the atmosphere. Servers deliver artful plates of Asian-inspired seafood dishes, from the dim sum appetizer (shrimp shui mai dumplings, pork pot stickers, spring roll, ginger soy) to pan-blackened grouper with fried green tomatoes, sherry scallion cream and lobster salsa. In addition to the kitchen's bounty, the raw bar dishes up premium oysters. (843-341-3331)
Old Fort Pub
Situated beside the historic Fort Mitchell site, this charming restaurant overlooks Skull Creek. In the evening, patrons gather on the veranda to enjoy exquisite sunset views. Serving Low Country favorites since 1973, the kitchen staff dubs its cuisine "New Southern," and the offerings run from crab cakes to filet mignon, as well as the more adventurous dishes like lamb and goat cheese ravioli. The first seating menu includes an appetizer and dessert for the price of the main course. Excellent wine list. (843-681-2386)
Hugo's at Wexford
Elegant classics like Prime Rib, pecan-fried chicken and filet mignon topped with crab meat satiate patrons at this reputable dining room, located in an attractive shopping center. (843-785-4846)
Although the neighborhood's far from fancy, this waterside dining room offers amazing views of the sunset, as its name suggests. While enjoying the panorama, diners dig into spectacular New American dishes like the white cheddar burger or Cajun fried oysters with Gorgonzola sauce. The adventurous wine list and impressive service enhance the meal. (843-689-6744)